Practice Management: Less Is More

The key to running a business efficiently and effectively is the age-old adage: less is more. Focus on quality over quantity: schedule your clients with enough time to provide the best experience possible, instead of squeezing in as many appointments as you can. Eliminate practices that don’t add value to your business by sticking to… Read More »

Practice Management: Dealing with Unsatisfied Patients

At ISAPS, we are committed to providing our patients with the best care and helping them achieve their desired outcome. So how do you best deal with a patient who is unhappy after visiting your practice? Focus on moving forward. Sometimes a patient just wants some reassurance and acknowledgement of their feelings. Face the situation… Read More »

First Ricardo Baroudi Lecture

ISAPS President Dr. Dirk Richter was honored to give the First Ricardo Baroudi Lecture at the World Congress of Plastic Surgeons of Lebanese Descent in Beirut on the 19th of September 2019. Professor Baroudi, a Lebanese descent who lived and worked in Brazil, was a pioneer in plastic surgery and former ISAPS president from 1995… Read More »

ISAPS at the Art of Body Contouring in Brazil

ISAPS President Dirk Richter attended the successful Art of Body Contouring meeting in Brazil this month. The meeting took place in Porto Alegre. Participation this year was exceptional, with the meeting sold out. While in Brazil, Richter spoke with ISAPS’ Platinum Sponsor, Polytech, at their booth at the event. We would like to thank the… Read More »

Practice Management Software

Practice management software, or PMS, refers to software found in medical offices that deals with day-to-day operations, often for administrative or financial purposes. PMS includes desktop software, client-server software, and internet-based software, and can be incredibly useful for small to medium-sized practices. Discover some of the key benefits of implementing PMS into your practice below.… Read More »

Practice Management: Handling Change

Change happens frequently in the healthcare industry, thanks to new medical research and the advancement of treatment options. Keeping up with constant procedural changes and advances in technology can be a challenge for even the most progressive practice, but it is crucial for providing the best possible care for your patients and appealing to new… Read More »

Allergan today voluntarily withdrew BIOCELL Textured Breast Implants and Tissue Expanders from the worldwide market

We would like to inform our members that Allergan today voluntarily withdrew BIOCELL Textured Breast Implants and Tissue Expanders from the worldwide market. Effective immediately, healthcare providers should no longer implant new BIOCELL® textured breast implants and tissue expanders and unused products should be returned to Allergan. Allergan will provide additional information to customers about… Read More »

Introducing the ISAPS Olympiad

As an organization, ISAPS is always trying to find new ways to educate and inspire our international members. We are excited to announce that the foundation stone for the first ISAPS Olympiad has been laid! The first ISAPS Olympiad will take place in September 2021 in Athens, Greece. Together with ISAPS President-Elect Nazim Cerkes and Education Council… Read More »

MIPSS returns for the 4th year in a row

For the fourth consecutive year, plastic surgeons from around the world convened in Marbella, Spain for the Marbella International Plastic Surgery Summer School (MIPSS) 2019. Over the weekend, experts in plastic surgery met to discuss new techniques and share valuable presentations with their colleagues. The three-day meeting featured live surgeries and presentations in seven different scientific panels.… Read More »